SPARCS & STEM: 2017/2018 Events

December 2017

Discovering IT Day

December 6, 2017

Location: General Mills Headquarters in Golden Valley
Time: 4-6pm
Hosts: Advance IT Minnesota and General Mills

Discovering IT Day is a semi-annual
event that takes place at General Mills
Headquarters in Golden Valley. For two
hours, you will get to explore what it
means to have a career in IT at a
Fortune 500 company! You will get to
see our amazing GMILL lab, ask
questions to a panel of IT employees,
and build and program your own
LittleBits car.


December 14, 2017

Location: Microsoft in Edina
Time: 8:30am-1:30pm
Hosts: Advance IT Minnesota and Microsoft

Deadline to register is December 5, 2017!

This activity is ‘rock-in’ fun, educational, and a great way to network with other students and professional women bit by the technology bug.  Microsoft sure knows how to put on special event for aspiring technologists.   You’ll discover the newly remodeled innovation spaces doing hands-on activities in mixed reality/artificial intelligence, data analysis (talk about a hot career area), personal branding, and The Factory/Alley.   Girls in Tech – Twin Cities professionals will engage with students in a repeat performance of MentorMash.   Discover why past participants rave about this school release-day event.

July 2018

August 2018